Mr Andrew Fenn > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn
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Andrew specialises in domestic and international civil engineering, building, energy, shipbuilding, professional negligence and general commercial law matters. He has experience of domestic litigation and arbitration conducted under the ICC and LCIA rules. Andrew represents contractors, private employers, professional advisors and insurers. His experience in engineering and construction includes disputes relating to airports, power stations, PFI infrastructure projects, manufacturing plants and residential/commercial developments. His experience in professional negligence includes claims involving architects, services engineers, quantity surveyors and project managers. He has acted as junior counsel on large litigations, international and domestic arbitrations, and in the Court of Appeal. He has been instructed on international arbitrations for parties and disputes based in a number of jurisdictions, including Oman, Dubai, Turkey, Russia, Singapore and Hong Kong.


Educated St. John’s College, Cambridge MA. Birkenhead Scholar of Gray’s Inn. Called 2007, Gray’s Inn.



Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Andrew FennAtkin ChambersLoved by clients and commands absolute confidence in the quality of his written work and preparation of the case.

The ‘extremely strong‘ and specialist Atkin Chambers has an international reputation for leading advocacy and advisory work in the construction, engineering, and infrastructure arenas, with the set’s international projects accounting for more than 50% of its members’ instructions. The ‘impressive David Streatfeild-James QC led Andrew Fenn in securing a judgment for Connect Plus in Connect Plus (M25) Ltd v Highways England Co Ltd, a £100m dispute in the TCC arising out of payment provisions in a £6bn PFI contract. Stephanie Barwise QC appeared in the TCC acting for BHC Limited in BHC Limited v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd, seeking Part 8 declaratory relief as to the meaning of certain variations issued under the contract.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Andrew FennAtkin ChambersGreat attitude, hardworking, strong advocate and easy to get along with.

Middle East: The English Bar > Construction

(Leading juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew FennAtkin ChambersExtremely clever, he is able to get in to the detail quickly.